Melissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland Tonight

Melissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland Tonight

The second installment of the new David Rubenstein Atrium series The History of the World in 100 Performances With Adam Gopnik, tonight, March 8 at 7:30 PM, spotlights Judy Garland's triumphant 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. Through commentary and performance, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik, WNYC host Jonathan Schwartz, and actress, singer Melissa Errico delve into what is widely considered one of the greatest nights in show business history.

The event will be live-streamed, free-of-charge, and available for 24-hours at

With The History of the World in 100 Performances Adam Gopnik, celebrated New Yorker critic and reporter, and best-selling author, whose most recent work includes musical theater projects as a librettist and lyricist, leads guests on multimedia investigations into great artistic triumphs in the theater, the concert hall, on the dance stage, and the movie screen. The subject of the next "100 Performances" program, on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 PM, is Marlon Brando's shattering performance as Stanley Kowalski in Elia Kazan's 1952 film A Streetcar Named Desire.

All events take place at The David Rubenstein Atrium, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rd St.). Admission is FREE; Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about these and all of the free events at the Atrium, visit

The David Rubenstein Atrium, which opened in 2009 as a vibrant public space and Lincoln Center visitor center, has presented year-round free performances since 2010, including a Thursday evening concert series and monthly Saturday morning family programs. In 2016, new series, and additional numbers of events added to the existing series, will expand the Atrium's free presentations from approximately 80 events a year to nearly 150, extending Lincoln Center's commitment to making great art available to the widest-possible audience.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community engagement, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educational activities annually, LCPA offers 16 series, festivals, and programs including American Songbook, Avery Fisher Career Grants and Artist program, David Rubenstein Atrium programming, Great Performers, Legends at Lincoln Center: The Performing Arts Hall of Fame, Lincoln Center at the Movies, Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Awards, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project, Midsummer Night Swing, Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival, the Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln Center, which airs nationally on PBS, and Lincoln Center Education, which is celebrating 40 years enriching the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners. As manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and the 11 resident organizations: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the School of American Ballet, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, visit

Lincoln Center is committed to providing and improving accessibility for people with disabilities. For information, call the Department of Programs and Services for People with Disabilities at 212.875.5375.

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